Energy Future: 2018 global outlook
2017 was an interesting year for the energy industry, with oil prices holding steady around the $55/barrel mark, indecisiveness on pipeline projects, and an increasing trend towards clean energy. But what does the year ahead hold?
Join us this January to hear from Dr. Robert Johnston, CEO of the Eurasia Group, as he delivers a keynote address diving into the geopolitical and economic impacts, as well as the risks and opportunities sector changes may bring to Canada’s industries, within the energy industry and beyond.
A panel discussion will also be held prior to Dr. Johnston’s keynote address, details for the panel will be released in early January.
About Dr. Robert Johnston
Robert (“RJ”) Johnston is the CEO of Eurasia Group. He is also the director of the company’s Global Energy and Natural Resources Strategy Group. Prior to joining Eurasia Group, RJ was a managing director of equity research at Medley Global Advisors.
About the Eurasia Group
Eurasia Group is the world’s leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, they help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they do business.
Founded in 1998, the firm’s name reveals its early focus on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, but today their research platform is global. Their analysts monitor political, economic, social, and security developments in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. They also examine cross-border issues such as trade, energy and other commodities, financial regulation, climate change, and global health.
About the Energy Future series
Energy Future is a landmark series created by the Calgary Chamber to address the most essential long-term energy topics through the perspectives of global energy leaders. The idea is to get us thinking beyond the quarter, focusing on 5, 10 and 20 years in the future. Past events in the Energy Future series have attracted top energy minds from around the world including former United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu as well as Greg Abel, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and Doug Suttles President and CEO of Encana Corp. These events have garnered international media attention.